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Beautiful two bed house with pool and sea views near Obidos, Portugal

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Óbidos Municipality - Arelho House

Stunning, peaceful self-catering villa on the Silver Coast - sleeps 4/6 people

A beautiful, modern two bedroom house, both bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower rooms.

Decorated in the traditional Portuguese style, the villa has its own pool (6 metres by 2.5 metres), large patio and covered BBQ area.

Inside there is a large living room, with open fire for visitors in the Autumn and Winter months. The kitchen is fully fitted with a dishwasher, gas cooker, fridge and washing machine. Central heating.

The bedrooms are laid out with one room a double and the other with twin beds. Both have plenty of storage space. There is a comfortable sofa bed in the living room which can sleep 2 people.

The house has a balcony to the front and terraces all around which have views of the Obidos Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean.

The villa is located on a small condominium in the picturesque village of Arelho, close to the World Heritage site town of Obidos. There are wonderful beaches nearby and great facilities at Obidos, Foz do Arelho and Praia d'El Rei.

Perfect location to rest and explore: On the Silver Coast, this villa is near unspoilt beaches, as well as a natural reserve at Obidos lagoon.

There are golf courses, bike rental and water sports facilities nearby. 15 minutes away is world heritage site, Obidos, a medieval walled town with plenty of sightseeing to do, shops, restaurants and cafes. Lisbon is a one hour drive south of Obidos and easy to reach with so much to visit.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Matt Walsh and Catarina Feria Walsh
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016
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About Matt Walsh and Catarina Feria Walsh

We are a British/Portuguese couple with a young child. Both journalists we are passionate about cooking, reading and embracing authentic Portuguese culture.

Matt Walsh and Catarina Feria Walsh purchased this house in 2006

Why Matt Walsh and Catarina Feria Walsh chose Obidos

Decorated in blue and white calming tones, it evokes seaside, boating and holidays, allows you to swim and rest by the pool, take in the forest and sea views, a few minutes from a walled medieval town, Obidos and Atlantic unspoiled beaches. Visit food markets in Caldas, just 15 minutes away, as well as cafes and restaurants, go to Peniche for surf and sea food, a variety of sights, attractions and activities can be found nearby.

What makes this house unique

Modern blue and white keeping with traditional style blue and white house with private pool and amazing sea views on the edge of a quiet village, near attractions an hour from Lisbon (sights, largest aquarium in Europe, zoo, botanic gardens, museums, churches, restaurants and bars). Unique opportunity to rest in a nice environment, avoid crowds, but also visit a more authentic Portugal in Obidos and surrounding region.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Beautiful two bed house with pool and sea views near Obidos, Portugal
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews
5

Cosy and comfortable villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent a marvelous holiday at the house in Arelho. It's a comfortable place to relax in the evenings after spending the day with sight-seeing. It is excellently equipped and very clean and spacious. Everything turned out the way it was described. Matt was always helpful and friendly, for example in describing the way to the house and sending us more detailed information and photos..

We especially adored the evenings in the garden with the amazing view of the laguna. The pool always invited for a swim and refreshment.

If you like to see more of Portugal, here's the best starting point. You can get anywhere in Portugal from here by car.

The house in Arelho provides a calm and cosy atmosphere, especially after a long day of driving around the country.

If you're interested in the region, here are some tips where to go: the laguna, Obidos, Batalha, Lisboa, Tomar etc.

If you prefer the beaches, they are not far away and recommendable.

For your shopping there are several supermarkets in Calda about a ten minute drive from the house.

If you want to spend an unforgettable holiday, just stay at the house in Arelho.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely house

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Alreho. The house was very clean with a lovely small pool. We would definitely visit again. Thank you .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

Excellent property, good location

  • 5 of 5

Very good value for money, beautiful house, very large for a 2 bedroomed property, very well equipped. The property was very clean. The owner and housekeeper very easy to contact and deal, even though we arrived really late. Peniche and Obidos well worth a visit. We would certainly recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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4

Schönes und gut ausgestattetes Haus

  • 4 of 5

Das Haus ist mit allem ausgestattet was man braucht. Eventuell könnte man noch ein paar Kleinigkeiten verbessern, z.B. Leuchte über dem Spiegel im 1. Badezimmer und Satellitenschüssel für den Fernseher. Das Haus ist ruhig gelegen. Mann braucht definitiv einen Wagen, um zum nächsten Supermarkt (in Obidos oder in Caldas da Rainha zu kommen. Mehrmals am Tag kommen fahrende Brot- und Fisch-Verkäufer vorbei. Eine Nachbarin kümmert sich um das Haus und steht bei Fragen auch gerne zur Verfügung. Sie spricht fließend Französisch und Englisch. Wir würden jederzeit wieder dort unsere Ferien verbringen. Das Haus ist ein guter Ausgangspunkt für Ausflüge nach Peniche, Lago de Obiods, Obidos, Caldas da Rainha, Nazaré, Alcobaca, Fatima, Tomar, Batalha, Höhlen und Fossiliensuche sowie Ausflüge in Richtung Lissabon (Mafra und Sintra). Wir vermissen Arelho bereits.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay and will take your feedback on board. Best wishes, Cat & Matt Walsh
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Radcliffe, Bury, United Kingdom
4

Fantastic Location

  • 4 of 5

We loved your house and pool on this small development. The views from the playground are incredible. Everywhere is within a short driving distance and if you don't want to drive the walk around the lagoon is to be recommended. The people in the village are very friendly and we were invited to sample the local wine with one of th neighbours, very hospitable despite the language barrier!

The surrounding are areas and beaches are magnificent.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
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Manchester
5

Lovely villa, great location. Loads to explore!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in Arelho. Needed the car, but everything was well within easy driving range. Great view of the lagoon from the villa - and some great little drives to the towns on either side. Handy in both directions for supermarkets - both Caldas and Obidos have the lot. Local shop/cafe handy for essentials. Local villagers extremely friendly - bom dia or boa tarde all the time.

The local beaches are vast and clean, and we had the choice of laid back swimming in the lagoon, or some fairly serious surf on the atlantic side of things. Plenty of other sports available locally including kite boarding , golf (always the golf...) and mountain biking.

But far and away the best bit was the villa. Good directions, and very easy to check n and out. Really nice place to stay. Comfy, clean, and very well fitted out with a nice modern decor that fits completely with the traditional Portugese setting. Long evenings by the pool, barbecuing the fish/meat/vegetable of your choice, and putting the world to right over a glass or three of wine - very very enjoyable indeed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
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9 4

Location

Nearest Airport
84 Kilometres
Lisbon
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Arelho
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Obidos
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Obidos
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Obidos lagoon
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Bom Successo
Car: necessary

Nearby attractions include the beautiful town of Obidos, which is a World Heritage site. The town is famous for its medieval cobbled streets and delightful flower covered houses.

There are several golden, sandy beaches nearby. Those on the lagoon are suitable for swimming and small children; those facing the ocean are ideal for surfing and wind-surfing. For beginners, there are surf and sailing schools nearby.

A short drive along the coast brings you to Praia d'El Rei, one of Portugal's premier resorts with its world class golf course. You can hire clubs or have lessons with the professionals in the greens amid the dunes. While Praia d'El Rei is the best course in the area it's not the only one. There are several within a short drive.

If that all sounds a little energetic there are also top-class restaurants close-by. Whether it's fine dining in the castle at Obidos or eating freshly caught fish on the sea-front in Peniche, there is something for all tastes and prices.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Óbidos Municipality, Obidos

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£145
for 3 nights
£338
 
 
Mid season
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£199
for 3 nights
£465
 
 
Early summer
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£549
for 7 nights
£549
 
 
High season
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£655
for 7 nights
£655
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£592
for 7 nights
£592
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Óbidos Municipality in Silver Coast - Leiria Region

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 98 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • There are two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, one with a double bed, one with two singles. There is also a sofa-bed in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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